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Members of Yorkley Onward Band in 1956.

Yorkley Onward Band 1956

Roger wrote: "This is Yorkley Onward Band (I think the year was 1956) at Bream Band Contest on the Rugby Ground. I believe we won with "Sailors Songs". During the movement aptley named "The Storm" the heavens opened up and it poured with rain.. We were all soaked to the skin. I think we won on initiative, or plain sympathy".

Back Row: Fred Collins. Royston Brown. Russel Morse. Trevor Watkins. John Butson. John Thomas, Ken Nelms. Ken Willetts. Roger Smith. Gordon Ambrey
Middle Row: 1,Bert Butson(Sec). Norman Morse. Jack Morse. Audrey Watts. Geoff Birt. Dave Evans. David Price. Gerald Birt. Maurice Price (Treas).
Front Row Left to Right: 1,Sam Akers. 2,Gilbert Griffiths. 3,Ian Watts. 4,Graham Ward. 5,Graham Watkins. 6,Ted Annetts (Conductor). 7,Dave Nelms. 8,Tom Willetts. Roy Pettiford. Jack Marshall.

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